Elle King’s “Ex’s and Oh’s” Reaches #1 at Hot AC Radio; Adele, Shawn Mendes Enter Top 5

Elle King [RCA Press]

It has topped Mediabase’s alternative radio airplay chart. It has topped Mediabase’s AAA radio airplay chart.

This week, Elle King’s “Ex’s And Oh’s” rises one place to the peak of the hot adult contemporary listing.

Spun ~7,091 times during the November 8-14 tracking week (+165), “Ex’s And Oh’s” seizes the throne from Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams.” After three weeks on top, “Dreams” slips to #2 on the chart (~6,911 spins, -199).

Up four places, Adele’s “Hello” takes the #3 position on this week’s chart. Its weekly spin count of ~6,311 bests last week’s mark by a format-leading 1,339.

Meghan Trainor’s “Like I’m Gonna Lose You (featuring John Legend)” holds at #4 courtesy its ~6,132 weekly plays (+146), while Shawn Mendes’ “Stitches” rises one place to #5. The song, which is making its first appearance in the Top 5, received ~5,811 weekly spins (+425).

Written by Brian Cantor

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